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Bunge adds new leadership

January 14, 2019
Food & Drink

Brian Zachman has been named president of global risk management at Bunge Ltd., effective Jan. 14. He has also been appointed to the executive leadership committee.

“Brian is an experienced risk manager with extensive knowledge of the agricultural commodity value chain, including handling transportation, processing and distribution of oilseeds, oilseed products and grains,” said Kathleen Hyle, chair of the Bunge board. “His proven leadership and record of delivering risk-adjusted returns will further strengthen Bunge’s risk management capability, which is a key priority for the company.”

Zachman has held portfolio management positions focused on agricultural commodity derivatives since 2012, most recently with Millennium Limited Partners. He previously worked at Bunge from 1999-2012, serving a number of commercial and trading roles within agribusiness. Prior to that, he held various commercial and merchant roles with Cargill and Conagra.

Zachman has a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University Minnesota-Duluth and will be based in White Plains, New York, U.S.

By Holly Demaree-Saddler

Source: World Grain

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